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M.Sc. Konstantin Gisevius

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M.Sc. Konstantin Gisevius

Südbau, Room 1.20

Otto-Fischer-Straße 4
50674 Köln

Telephone +49-(0)221-470-1938
Fax +49-(0)221-470-4917
E-mail k.gisevius(at)uni-koeln.de



Research Interests

Human-environment interactions, socio-economic consequences of environmental change and adaptation strategies, social capital and social networks, vulnerability and resilience, sustainable development

Regional priorities: Southeast Asia, in particular Indonesia

Academic Positions

Since 11/2019 research fellow and PhD candidate at the Institute of Geography of the University of Cologne within the DFG-funded research project "Building adaptive capacity through translocal social capital: Sea level rise and resilience of coastal communities and households in Indonesia" (TRANSOCAP II). Further information

04/2017 - 10/2019 M.Sc. Geography at the University of Cologne with focus on Environment & Society
Title of Master's thesis: "Agents of small change - The role of local leaders in facilitating community adaptation to flood risk and land subsidence in Semarang, Indonesia". (The thesis was awarded with the Dr. Prill-Prize award.)

06/2018 - 08/2019 Research Assistant at the Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Germany, within the framework of the DFG-funded research project "Building adaptive capacity through translocal social capital: Sea level rise and resilience of coastal communities and households in Indonesia" (TRANSOCAP I)

12/2017 - 05/2018 Research Assistant at the Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Germany, within the DFG-funded research project "Bangladesh Delta: Assessment of the causes of sea level rise hazards and integrated development of predictive modeling towards mitigation and adaptation" (BanD-AID)

09/2012 - 02/2016 B.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, majoring in Environmental and Social Sciences and Sustainable Development
Title of the Bachelor thesis: "Helping the helpers: Approaches to overcome obstacles concerning disaster mitigation and preparedness measures of non-governmental organisations to reduce flood risk in Asia".